Adam joined the Colorado Consumer Health Initiative (CCHI) in July 2011, where he started as CCHI’s Membership Coordinator and later served as Director of Strategic Engagement for 7 years, and then as CCHI’s Deputy Director. As CCHI’s Deputy Director, Adam oversees and coordinates policy, communications, organizing, and direct service activities to advance CCHI’s multi-year strategic plan and organizational goals and mission. Adam cultivates relationships with health care stakeholders, policymakers, and government officials at state and national level to develop and advocate for policy priorities that benefit consumers and center equity in health care. Prior to joining CCHI, Adam worked with the Boys & Girls Clubs to promote access to public health programs and implement health education programs with youth. Adam earned his M.A. in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in 2009 and his B.A. in International Studies, Anthropology, and Spanish from Pacific University in 2007.